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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Equity Markets: A quantitative analysis

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Title: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Equity Markets: A quantitative analysis
Other Titles: Företags samhällsansvar och finansiella marknader: en kvantitativ analys
Authors: Douhan, Olle
Nirbrant, Aron
Issue Date: 12-Nov-2020
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 202011:121
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) disclosure and equity prices in the financial markets. An event study combined with a textual analysis is used to research this relationship. The thesis is based on the European market and the sample period is between 2018 and 2019. Insight is given into the immediate and short-term effects of CSR disclosure and the significant results suggest that we can conclude that there exists a relations... more
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